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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A Japanese sauce typically made from mirin, rice vinegar, bonito flakes, citrus juice, and sometimes soy sauce, often used as a condiment for seafood.

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  • noun A sour citrus-based sauce usually made from the juice of the  (だいだい, daidai), an Asian variety of bitter orange.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Japanese, alteration (influenced by -zu, combining form of su, vinegar) of ponsu, mixed drink containing citrus juice, ponzu, from Dutch pons, punch, from English punch.]

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Japanese ポン酢

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